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Reasons to use our Oakley conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 On the balance of probabilities the the conveyancers for the other party are based in Oakley - if so both parties will be on good working terms
  • 2 Oakley conveyancers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 3 The Oakley conveyancing practitioners that we work with are dedicated to providing the most cost, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and remortgagors in Oakley
  • 4 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these firms are often located hundreds of kilometers away with little appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Oakley
  • 5 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Oakley regularly deal withlocal concerns peculiar to Oakley and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and speedier conveyancing.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Oakley since January 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Oakley

Why would I use a Oakley conveyancing company given that internet based conveyancers are easier on the wallet?

By all means make sure that you compare conveyancing costs in Oakley and you should seek a reasonable quote but don’t be focused with searching for the cheapest Oakley conveyancer. Locating the right conveyancer can be the distinction between a seamless and a frustrating move. It is important that you ensure that you have expert guidance from an experienced solicitor. An e-mail can never be as helpful as a telephone discussion and are no substitute for a face to face meeting. The firms that we work with will find you a qualified and trusted conveyancing solicitor who can tackle your conveyancing from start to finish, providing a level of continuity that you will never get with an online conveyancer. He or She will contact you regularly to update you as to any developments making sure that you are regularly updated. Should you need to phone the office you will know who to ask for and they will ensure you are kept fully informed.

My property lawyer in Oakley is not listed on the Aldermore Solicitor Panel. Is it possible for me to continue with my prefered solicitor even though they are excluded from the Aldermore list of approved lawyers?

The limited options available to you here include:

  1. Carry on with your existing Oakley solicitors but Aldermore will need to retain a solicitor on their list of acceptable firms. This will result in additional total legal fees and result in delays.
  2. Get a new lawyer to act in the conveyancing, obviously checking they are on the Aldermore panel

Do I need to pay for insurance to protect me from financial exposure to chancel repairs when purchasing a residence in Oakley?

Unless a prior purchase of the premises took place post 12 October 2013 you may assume that solicitors conducting conveyancing in Oakley to continue to propose a a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.

I decided to have a survey done on a property in Oakley prior to retaining solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. Our surveyor advised that some lenders tend refuse to grant a loan on this type of house.

It varies from the lender to lender. Santander has different instructions for example to Nationwide. Should you wish to call us we can look into this further with the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Oakley. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

What makes your site different to alternative online quote calculators when it comes to conveyancing in Oakley?

At this site receive a conveyancing costs illustration from a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that appreciates the nuances for your conveyancing in Oakley. Unlike many estate agents and brokerage sites we do not operate referral deals with solicitors. Many agents and online brokers 'recommend' solicitors who pay the most per referral, rather than the best value conveyancing in Oakley

I am intending to sublet my leasehold flat in Oakley. Conveyancing solicitor who did the purchase is retired - so can't ask her. Do I need to ask my freeholder for permission?

A lease governs the relationship between the freeholder and you the flat owner; specifically, it will say if subletting is banned, or permitted but only subject to certain caveats. The rule is that if the lease contains no expres ban or restriction, subletting is allowed. Most leases in Oakley do not contain strict prohibition on subletting – such a clause would adversely affect the market value the property. In most cases there is a basic requirement that the owner notifies the freeholder, possibly supplying a copy of the sublease.

Leasehold Conveyancing in Oakley - Examples of Queries Prior to buying

    What restrictions are there in the Oakley Lease? Most Oakley leasehold flats will incur a service bill for maintenance of the building levied by the landlord. Should you buy the flat you will have to meet this charge, normally quarterly throughout the year. This may vary from a few hundred pounds to thousands of pounds for large purpose-built buildings. There will also be a rentcharge to be met yearly, this is usually not a significant figure, say around £25-£75 but you need to enquire it because occasionally it can be many hundreds of pounds. If a Oakley lease has less than eighty years it will impact the value of the apartment. Check with your bank that they are happy with residual term of the lease. A short lease means that you will almost definitely have to extend the lease sooner rather than later and it is worth discovering how much this would cost. Remember, in most cases you would need to own the property for 24 months in order to be entitled to carry out a lease extension.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Oakley regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Oakley but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Clarke & Son Llp, Manor House, 8 Winchester Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 8UG
  • Neale Turk Llp, 74 Bounty Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 3BZ
  • Lamb Brooks Trustees Limited, Victoria House, 39 Winchester Street, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 7EQ
  • Lamb Brooks Llp, Victoria House, 39 Winchester Street, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 7EQ
  • Henleys, 60 Southern Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 3EA

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Oakley regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Oakley with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Oakley. This will likely include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Clarke & Son Llp, Manor House, 8 Winchester Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 8UG
  • Neale Turk Llp, 74 Bounty Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 3BZ
  • Lamb Brooks Llp, Victoria House, 39 Winchester Street, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 7EQ
  • Henleys, 60 Southern Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 3EA
  • Brain Chase Coles, Haymarket House, 20-24 Wote Street, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 7NL

Purchase in Oakley is a complex business, both legally and administratively. The exact order of events varies slightly, below are some of the tasks in the process.

  • Obtaining instructions from the appropriate parties
  • Examining the title to the property
  • Undertaking Oakley conveyancing searches with respect to the title
  • Considering the draft contract pack and other papers collated by the seller’s solicitor
  • Raising queries with the seller’s solicitor
  • Agreeing the wording of the sale contract
  • Examining replies provided by the owner to pre-contract enquiries
  • Negotiating the Transfer Deed for completion
  • Advising the buyer in respect of the loan offer: (if appropriate)
  • Preparing and sending the buyer a report on title (that is; a breakdown of all findings on the property)
  • Proceeding to exchange of contracts and then completion formalities
  • Preparing and submitting to HM Revenue and Customs the correct Land Tax forms and payment
  • Dealing with the registration formalities for the transfer of ownership and the mortgage (where relevant) at the Land Registry.

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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